7:30 PM Regular School Committee Meeting
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The Peabody Community, Parents and Caretakers of children in grades 4, 5, and 6 are invited to a project update on the new Higgins Middle School Project, including a discussion on Accessibility Topics and a viewing of sample classroom furniture. Use Entry Door #18, Carpentry Shop.
The PEF's 30-year-old Guest Reader program is a highly successful signature program of the PEF. From Jan. 12 to May 15, thirty seven participants read for 20-40 minutes every week in 40 Peabody elementary school classrooms. Participants include local business people, elected officials and retirees - many of whom return year after year. Thank you!
February 2: Center School, February 3: Brown; February 4: Carroll; February 5: West; February 6: McCarthy; February 9: Burke; February 10: Welch; and February 11: South. If the child's last name begins with the letters A to L, registration is from 9:30 - 11:30 am. If the child's last name begins with the letters M to Z, registration is from 12:00 - 2:00 pm. This is registration only; children need not attend,
Center and South schools, Feb, 9; Carroll and West schools, Feb 10; Burke and Welch schools, Feb. 11; and the Brown and McCarthy schools on Feb. 12
Due to a scheduling conflict, the Parent/Teacher Conferences at PVMHS originally scheduled for Thursday, March 19 have been rescheduled to Wednesday, March 18.
An opportunity to meet the preschool staff, view the classrooms, gather information regarding our preschool program, and register for the 2015-16 school year. This event is for new students only. McCarthy School, 76 Lake Street, 9:30 - 10:30 am. Contact Kristin Hutton-Fay for more information at 978-536-5631.
The Bay State Textiles Recycling Rebate Program is happening through out the Peabody Public Schools; collection boxes have been installed at each school. The focus of the program is to spread awareness to the problem of textile waste while generating revenue for the schools. The program offers a rebate of $100 per ton for the textiles collected. The beneficiary of the rebate will be the individual school PTO's.
The rebate checks are disbursed monthly for the month prior. For example you should receive the November rebate payment by the middle of December. The checks are done on line and have to be cashed with in ninety days or the check is returned to Bay State Textiles so please make your school office aware that the checks will be coming and cash the check in a timely manner.